Mariota Never Had Contact with Browns Before Draft


So after everything, after every panicked Marcus Mariota rumor that had him donning three different uniforms next season, the Oregon star and No. 2 overall pick never even visited with the Browns pre-draft.”There was a lot of scenarios,” said Mariota. “I never had any contact with the Browns. Um, so, yeah.”As we’ve written in the past, pre-draft visits can be completely meaningless. That’s not the case with first-round quarterbacks, though. If a coach and general manager are betting the house on a quarterback, he’ll absolutely make a trip to the facility.

Source: Conor Orr of NFL.com

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